2018 Light Pollution Committee Meetings

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2018 Light Pollution Committee Meetings

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The first Light Pollution Committee meeting of 2018 is Wednesday the 3rd at 5:45pm at the Highland Road Park Observatory. (All of them will be at HRPO unless otherwise stated.)

BRAS' President for 2018 is Steven Tilley, and the Vice-President is Scott Louque. Neither has held office in BRAS before and we know the club will benefit from the infusion of interesting ideas. We have faith that Steven and Scott have the same enthusiasm for lessening the light pollution in the area as the rest of us.

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Re: 2018 Light Pollution Committee Meetings

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This next Light Pollution Committee meeting is on Wednesday the 7th at 6:15pm. Please note the permanent time change.

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Re: 2018 Light Pollution Committee Meetings

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The next Light Pollution Commitee meeting will be on Wednesday the 4th, 6:15pm at the Highland Road Park Observatory. Topics discussed will include the status of a possible online petition and the recent attempts to communicate with LSU's Center for Energy Studies.

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Re: 2018 Light Pollution Committee Meetings

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The next Light Pollution Commitee meeting will be on Wednesday the 9th, 6:15pm at the Highland Road Park Observatory. This month’s meeting will include the results of initial coordination with LSU to attempt a reduce of light pollution on its main campus.

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The next Light Pollution Commitee meeting will be on Wednesday 6 June, 6:15pm at the Highland Road Park Observatory. This month’s meeting will include the results of recent GLOBE at Night measurements, and continue to update regarding the initiatives to reduce local sources of skyglow.

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Re: 2018 Light Pollution Committee Meetings

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The next Light Pollution Committee meeting will take place on Tuesday 3 July at 6:15pm (due to Independence Day celebrations). At this meeting a discussion will concerning itself with the possibility of tasking local Young Astronaut groups with acquire more light pollution readings.

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The next meeting of the Light Pollution Committee will be on Wednesday 8 August, 6:15pm at the Highland Road Park Observatory. This meeting will discuss the plan to work with local Young Astronaut Clubs.

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Re: 2018 Light Pollution Committee Meetings

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The next meeting of the Light Pollution Commitee meeting will be Wednesday 5 September from 6:15pm to 7pm at HRPO. I had the opportunity this week to communication with WBRZ. I mentioned that light pollution is the number one hindrance to skygazing for those who live within twenty-five kilometers of HRPO.

HRPO:
http://hrpo.lsu.edu/

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Re: 2018 Light Pollution Committee Meetings

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The next meeting of the Light Pollution Commitee will be Wednesday 3 October at 6:15pm. This meeting (HRPO, as usual) will focus mainly on preparations for the second annual Natural Sky Conference to take place in November.

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Re: 2018 Light Pollution Committee Meetings

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The next Light Pollution Commitee meeting will be Wednesday 7 November from 6:15pm to 7pm. The final preparations for the Natural Sky Conference (the date of which has changed to 9 November) will occur at this time.

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